It is the claim of Christianity that we can have a personal relationship with God. That very claim turns some people off. What about you? Can you say you have a personal relationship with God?
The Pharisees, political/theological rivals to the Sadducees, move in to trap Jesus, asking what was to them the unanswerable question—what is the greatest commandment. Jesus responds with authority and wisdom, calling us into a relationship with Him and others.